Wellesley Township

Wellesley Township Homes For Sale

Buying a home in the Wellesley Township means that settlement areas and small communities will surround you.

Tucked away in the North-West corner of Waterloo Region, the Township of Wellesley has many communities, including St. Clements, Wallenstein, and Wellesley.

This rural area has, for the most part, has remained untouched by tourism and sticks to its heritage roots. If you’re looking to move away from the big city, Wellesley Township may be just what you’re looking for.

Public school students attend either Linwood Public School or Wellesley Public School, and Catholic students attend St. Clements Catholic School.

This is a thriving commuting township, close to Highway 401 and within a 20-minute drive from any of the Tri-Cities. For those who travel, either for work or play, Wellesley Township is also conveniently located near Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF).

Learn more about Wellesley Township below, including amenities, transit, and other area highlights.

Location

The Township of Wellesley lies outside of Waterloo to the North-West. It’s a quiet, rural area comprised of several small communities: St. Clements, Heidelberg, Hawkesville, Linwood, and Wellesley.

Wellesley has a close relationship with Kitchener and Waterloo as many residents choose to move from urban to rural living, especially as they age.  It’s also popular to leave the city for a visit to a cottage on Paradise Lake or to pick a  pumpkin at Nauman’s Farm, both lovely features of Wellesley Township.

Amenities

Health Care

Shopping & Services

  • Conestogo Dam
  • Hawkesville Hall
  • Linwood Recreation Complex
  • St. Clements Arena Community Centre
  • Wellesley & District Lions Club
  • Wellesley Veterinary Clinic
  • Wellesley Arena
  • Wellesley Service Centre Ltd
  • The Town Barker

Restaurants & Food Stores

  • Schmidtsville Restaurant
  • Nit River Chop House
  • Olympic Pizza
  • Pym’s Village Market
  • Schmidt’s Bulk Pantry & More
  • Wellesley Gourmet Meats & Cheese

Churches

  • Wellesley Mennonite Church
  • First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
  • St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
  • Cedar Grove Church
  • Mapleview Mennonite Church
  • West Hills Fellowship

This township has gradually transformed into a haven for families looking to escape the city. Immerse yourself in the festivities with family and friends, such as Lindwood’s Snofest, Canada Day in Hawkesville, and the annual fall fair.

Wellesley Township is also home to the Apple Butter and Cheese Festival which takes place every autumn. Take a short trip to the Conestogo Dam and find a plentiful opportunity for fishing, hiking, bird-watching, and geocaching.

This Mennonite township also offers various community centres including one in Hawkesville, Linwood, St. Clements and Wellesley itself. The Linwood Recreation Complex offers the largest space available to rent, seating up to 400 people. The large kitchen facilities and bartending services are sure to meet your needs on a special occasion.

In Linwood, the Wellesley & District Lions Club also runs a number of important events during the year including; weekly bingo, Tree of Light, community Easter egg hunts, and summer camps.

Schooling / Child Care

Together, the Waterloo Region District School Board and Waterloo Catholic District School Board operate three elementary schools in the Township of Wellesley. Both Linwood and St. Clements offer French Immersion starting in Grade 1. 

After Grade 8, parents will have the options as to which high school their children will attend. This is decide by district as well as transportation options such as school busses in their area.

Wellesley also offers multiple preschool and daycare options if you’re a young family. Based on your needs, you can choose from a list of licensed home child care programs, supported through the Region of Waterloo. There are also cooperative options such as Wellesley Cooperative Preschool, where parents are involved in the care as well as volunteers, and other preschools such as Inspiring Minds Early Learning Centre.

Transit

Kiwanis Transit provides specialized transit services for residents with mobility issues and unique transportation needs. Wellesley also thrives on taxi and Uber services connecting the surrounding amenities.

There are many trails and paths along the various ponds and the expansive Grand River in and around the township. For those who like to run and bike, this makes use of trails and cycling an efficient means of getting from home to school and work. This area is also populated with plenty of taxis and Uber drivers.

Wellesley is also proud to sit so close to air transit, accessible only ten minutes from the 401.

Parks
  • Hawkesville Outdoor Rink
  • Hawkesville Playground
  • Linwood Playground
  • St. Clements Arena

If you are looking for small town charm with the convenience of being close to an urban centre, Wellesley Township is the perfect location.

On Broadway Street in Hawkesville, you’ll have access to a children’s playground and well-maintained outdoor skating rink equipped with hockey nets and boards for the classic winter games that keep the whole family entertained. St. Clements also offers an ice skating arena well-loved by the Twin Centre Minor Hockey Association, hosting both recreational and competitive hockey tournaments for over 280 people each year.

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$790,000
21 LINPINE Lane, linwood, Ontario

21 Linpine Lane

Linwood, Ontario

WELCOME HOME...THIS IS IT! Check out that curb appeal. This spacious stunner sits on over 1/2 an acre, in the charming community of Linwood...less than 1/2 an hour to Waterloo. You'll be impressed by the large bedrooms, the family kitchen and the oversized back yard. Being on a corner lot, gives the kids extra room to roam, and bonus...there are no sidewalks to shovel! The heated two car garage has space for the hobbyist, plus two large vehicles, and has direct access into the laundry/mud room, as well as the basement. And just think...when Covid is over, with space for 10+ cars on the driveway, you'll have room for all your friends and family to come visit. Get ready to make your dream a reality, and book your showing today! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 2719

Royal LePage Wolle Realty

For sale
$85,000
580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# 266, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# 266

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome Home! Have you ever dreamt about cottage-like paradise steps away from the city. Very affordable living in a sought after neighbourhood of Waterloo. This well cared for trailer is located in highly rated Green Acres Park backing on Laurel Creek conservation park! The extra spacious two-bedroom unit is ready to be your summer family home or the perfect getaway for snowbirds seeking 10 months living close to all the amenities of Waterloo. Enter off the oversized porch (which is a great spot for your morning coffee) into a sunroom that leads to a spacious living room. Carpet Free throughout and the flooring is both beautiful and durable! The kitchen features tons of storage and prep area and all appliances included! You'll love the sunny breakfast nook, or perhaps you prefer the formal dining room! 2 bedrooms, 4 piece bath, in-suite laundry, and walk out to the back deck complete this great space! Keep cool with the AC and ceiling fans or relax in the park's in-ground pool! Your chance for cottage living is here, don't miss out! (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 857

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

For sale
$97,300
580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# 187, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# 187

Waterloo, Ontario

Affordable cottage-like paradise! A sought-after neighbourhood of Waterloo close to transportation, schools, highways and restaurants. Don't miss out on the chance for a perfect getaway for your family. This park offers incredible value, plenty of amenities, trails, family fun and affordable living. Visit www.greenacrepark.com for information on this great community. Huge potential to convert extra space to 2nd bedroom! Park fee of $8510 per year includes water. Patio stone was done last summer as well. (id:30922)

1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

For sale
$130,000
580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# 270, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# 270

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome Home! A beautiful opportunity to live in a cottage like environment with friendly and welcoming neighbours. This very affordable trailer is in the highly rated Green Acres Park backing on Laurel Creek conservation! Rustic and outdoorsy yet steps away from Waterloo and all its amenities. This exquisite two bedroom unit is ready to be your summer family home or a getaway place for snowbirds seeking 10 months living. Front porch and a picnic table for you to enjoy your morning coffee. Now going on inside the home you will notice its carpet free with a wonderful living room. Bright with lots of large windows! Attached is the kitchen which features tons of storage and prep island with all appliances included. This home also comes with 2 bedrooms, 4 piece bath, in-suite laundry, and a walk out to the back patio, shed, and a big drive way! Your chance for cottage living is finally here, Don't miss out! (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 900

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

For sale
$99,000
580 BEAVER CREEK #25 Road, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek #25 Road

Waterloo, Ontario

A great opportunity to live in a cottage like environment with friendly and welcoming neighbours. This very affordable trailer is located in the highly rated Green Acres Park backing on Laurel Creek conservation area. This spacious 1 bedroom home is ready to be your summer family home or a getaway place for snowbirds seeking 10 months living within minutes to amenities in Waterloo. This home comes with large living room, bright kitchen with breakfast bar, dining room, 1 bedroom, 4 piece bath, in-suite laundry, family room with walk out to the private back deck with gazebo, shed, and a double-wide drive way! Quiet serene setting, beautiful gardens, ponds, community centre with pool where you can relax. Don't miss out the opportunity for a perfect getaway for your family. Your chance for affordable cottage living is finally here. (id:30922)

1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 750

Royal LePage Grand Valley Realty

For sale
$89,900
580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# 266, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# 266

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome Home! Have you ever dreamt about cottage-like paradise steps away from the city. Very affordable living in a sought after neighbourhood of Waterloo. This well cared for trailer is located in highly rated Green Acres Park backing on Laurel Creek conservation park! The extra spacious two-bedroom unit is ready to be your summer family home or the perfect getaway for snowbirds seeking 10 months living close to all the amenities of Waterloo. Enter off the oversized porch (which is a great spot for your morning coffee) into a sunroom that leads to a spacious living room. Carpet Free throughout and the flooring is both beautiful and durable! The kitchen features tons of storage and prep area and all appliances included! You'll love the sunny breakfast nook, or perhaps you prefer the formal dining room! 2 bedrooms, 4 piece bath, in-suite laundry, and walk out to the back deck complete this great space! Keep cool with the AC and ceiling fans or relax in the park's in-ground pool! Your chance for cottage living is here, don't miss out! (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 857

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

For sale
$29,000
580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# 139, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# 139

Waterloo, Ontario

Check out this affordable seasonal trailer with attached 3-season sunroom located at the edge of Waterloo. Enjoy a quiet vacation lifestyle for 10 months of the year (March-December). 1000 square feet combined trailer and sunroom addition. New laminate flooring in the hallway and kitchen. Windows replaced last year. New sunroom roof this year. New deck last year. Insulation added. Quiet serene setting, beautiful gardens, ponds, community centre with pool and hot tub. (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 800

Red And White Realty Inc.

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